The Best of James Whitcomb Riley

The Best of James Whitcomb Riley

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Poems by the Indiana writer describe the joys and trials of country life and offer profiles of typical rural characters.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 158.5 x 222.5 x 21.6mm | 489.89g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Midland Book.
  • Ill.
  • 0253106109
  • 9780253106100

Table of contents

EditorOs Preface James Whitcomb Riley 1870 A Backward Look 1872 The Old Times Were the Best 1874 OTradinO JoeO The Bear Story Farmer Whipple--Bachelor Dot Leedle Boy 1875 If I Knew What Poets Know An Old Sweetheart of Mine Squire HawkinsOs Story 1876 The Old Guitar The Silent Victors Her Beautiful Hands 1877 The Rose Leonainie Fame 1878 ODreamO From The Flying Islands of the Night 1879 The Tree-Toad The Little Town of Tailholt 1880 Lockerbie Street At Utter Loaf The Used-to-Be Grandfather Squeers The Prayer Perfect Kissing the Rod Jack the Giant-Killer The Nine Little Goblins 1881 The Orchard Lands of Long Ago 1882 The Days Gone By The Circus-Day Parade The Old SwimminO-Hole The Clover Thoughts fer the Discuraged Farmer Wortermelon Time My Fiddle My Philosofy A SummerOs Day On the Death of Little Mahala Ashcraft A Hymb of Faith When the Frost is on the Punkin 1883 An Autumnal Tonic OThe PreacherOs BoyO A Sudden Shower The Man in the Moon The All-Golden NothinO to Say Wet-Weather Talk 1884 The Pixy People Out to Old Aunt MaryOs Away 1885 On the Banks oO Deer Crick Little Orphant Annie The Land of Thus-and-So Granny PapOs Old SayinO The Train-Misser GriggsbyOs Station Knee-deep in June 1886 When the World BuOsts Through The Happy Little Cripple Old October Her Beautiful Eyes 1887 Doc Siefers 1888 The Old Man and Jim When the Green Gits Back in the Trees Down around the River 1889 Down to the Capital WaitinO fer the Cat to Die 1890 The Pet Coon The Squirt-Gun Uncle Maked Me Our Hired Girl The Bumblebee The Runaway Boy The Raggedy Man The Old Band 1891 OCoon-Dog WessO Decoration Day on the Place 1894 Up and Down Old Brandywine The SchoolboyOs Favorite 1895 To Almon Keefer A Peace-Hymn of the Republic 1896 The Hired Man and Floretty The Name of Old Glory 1900 The Hired ManOs Faith in Children 1902 No Boy Knows The Lisper 1903 Almost beyond Endurance 1906 While the Heart Beats Young! 1907 Bub Says OLizabuth-Ann on BakinO-Day The Raggedy Man on Children Sketches in Prose The Old SoldierOs Story Where Is Mary Alice Smith? The Object Lessonshow more

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